UK: Court of Appeal Decision Creates Uncertainty
over Contaminated Land Liabilities
The Court of Appeal ruled that a Local Authority cannot be held liable for pollution it caused on a piece of land due to the Authority having restructured. The 
Local Authority in question is now a distinct entity from the original polluter (Powys County Council v Price & Anor). While positive news for Local Authorities
who may be able to pass responsibility onto land owners, it may create a potential issue for the wider public. For more see: ... ... ...
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Posted: 18/08/2017 By: Professor Paul Bardos